Don't bet on an LTE 4G iPhone 5 this year

Eventually one of these iPhone 5 rumors will have to pan out, so let’s keep throwing them at the wall: Industry sources say that Apple was originally planning to add LTE 4G capabilities to this year’s iPhone, but chose to delay including the technology until next year, Digitimes reports.

4G company Clearwire loses CEO Bill Morrow

There’s trouble brewing over at Clearwire, the 4G network company in which Sprint holds a non-controlling majority stake. Chief executive Bill Morrow has resigned from his positions as CEO and executive board director, citing the usual “personal reasons,” the company announced today.

VentureBeat's top gadgets from CES 2011: Atrix, Xoom, PlayBook and more

With this year’s Consumer Electronics Show behind us, it’s time to take a look back and reflect on what stood out the most. There were plenty of tablets, phones, computers and other gadgets at the show, but only a few were truly memorable. This year we saw a phone that turned into a smartbook, RIM’s miraculous comeback, a PC competitor to the Macbook Air and more.

AT&T's 4G LTE network coming mid-2011 with 20 devices by year end

AT&T finally spilled the beans on the plans for its next-generation network at its Developer Summit today, an event held in conjunction with the giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company says that it expects to launch its 4G network using LTE technology by the middle of the year; it just completed the deployment of its slightly-faster HSPA+ network (which AT&T also considers “4G”).

Sprint partner Clearwire expands 4G, comes out with new phones

4G is the next big leap for the mobile industry, and that’s good news for mobile provider Clearwire. Yesterday the company announced new markets for its 4G network, which will bring the next-generation cellular technology to many smaller cities this summer and to larger cities by the end of the year. The news is also good for Sprint, which will see its 4G availability spread as well as a result of its partnership with Clearwire.

One step closer to 4G: AT&T chooses Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson as suppliers

We’re going to be hearing a lot about next-generation (4G) cellular networks in the U.S. over the next few years, even though it seems like we’ve only just begun widespread adoption of 3G technology. Verizon started rolling out its 3G network back in 2002 — well before the iPhone 3G and the recent wave of smartphones. Now many cellular providers are figuring out their plans for 4G, with hopes to start rolling out the technology within a couple years.